e-Learning and iT Hold Orientation Meetings for New Faculty Members and Students

King Khalid University-Media Center


The Deanship of e-Learning and the General Directorate of Information Technology organized a number of introductory meetings for new students and new faculty members. The purpose of these meetings is to provide new students and teachers technical training on the purposes, functions and methods of the university's electronic learning resources. Overall the aim is to improve the quality of instruction and create an enhanced learning environment for the students.


Training sessions included the use of 'Blackboard' for both students and teachers alike. Faculty members also received training on the design and implementation of e-courses using the prescribed standards set forth by 'Quality Matters'.


There was an online meeting for new students on e-learning systems on Monday, the 10th of Muharram. Topics covered included: e-learning concepts, e-learning systems at KKU, e-presence in both complete and integrated courses, e-learning services for students, accessing and exploring 'Blackboard', and virtual classrooms. Following the program was a question and answer session.


The General Directorate of Information Technology recently held a meeting to introduce and identify some of the electronic services available to the students on the university e-portal.